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Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
, but the details are ahead >> we have breaking news. former president george w. bush had heart surgery in texas morning from dallas, texas. during his special yesterday, he was discovered to have a blockage in an artery so they put in a stent and the president is resting now. tomorrow, he hopes to go home if all are well and he is released, supposedly, become at activities on thursday if everything goes okay. >> this would be george w. bush, the younger, theson, of president george h.w. bush. he had the surgery and he is doing well. he said he is grateful to the skilled medical professionals who have cared for him and thanked his families friends and fellow citizens for their prayers and well wishes and importantly high encourages everyone to get regular checkups because it was during a routine physical exam that they discovered the blockage if his artery in the heart and that is how they ended up having the surgery this morning. >> number 43 if you keep track of the presidents as they do in the bush family, 41 is the father, 43 is the son. at 6:31, mike? >> heart surgery yesterday and going ho
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Aug 7, 2013 1:40am PDT
george w. bush. the surgery he needed after years of good health. >> crash landing, a vacation dream turned into a nightmare for a prominent california family in switzerland. the hot air balloon accident that looked like a disaster. >> jumping jackpot, the powerball drawing topped $400 million. what is fueling the big lottery prizes? and your chances to win. >> a humble superstar, beyonce concert finale in new york, how she made a statement on her way to the stage. that's in the "the skinny" on this wednesday, august 7th. ♪ boy i'm just playing ♪ come here baby >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. >>> play the lottery powerball? >> we played when we were in chicago, hoping that the illinois lottery would be good to us. it wasn't. so no we haven't played. >> you're not in it? >> i'm not. actually. actually have to ask my husband. >> you have time? >> do i have time? >> if the drawing is tonight. >> you have time. can't you get it in the morning. >> i can get it in the morning. >> which is now but later in the morning when you fini
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Aug 21, 2013 12:35am PDT
expect, it is a good life. sometimes the press can get first pets down. remember when george bush's dog let this reporter know just what he thought of that question. but one thing is constant. every u.s. president has had at least one pet. because when a person is a friend, he knows who he can count on. the first president practically had a zoo, yes, george washington was the proud owner of many stallions, even a parrot, in addition to several dogs. welcome, sunny, may you spread some cheer. we can hope. thank you for watching "nightline," as always, we're on line at abcnews.com. for all of us here at abc news, good night, america.
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Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
that are now called for games to be boycotted n san francisco, abc 7 news. >> former president george w. bush expected to be released from the hospital after undergoing a heart procedure, doctors discovered a blockage and today, insert aid stent to open it. the 67-year-old expected to resume normal activities on thursday. carolyn johnson is here with more on the type of procedure. here is a look at the human heart. the reason people typically get a stent is because plaque build up that is formed by ldl cholesterol in the blood that can accumulate over time with no symptoms. in the type of procedure+dv the stent is inserted into an artery to clear the blockage open it, helping blood flow unobstructed. the representatives say his prob jemz -- problems showed up during a stress test. but stress tests not usually routine in patients with no symptoms. raising questions about possible overtreatment of people start to expect stress tests. >> a concern is that some high end clinics starting to do stress tests without then you find something. >> there are warning signs. they can be subtle. talk to yo
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Aug 6, 2013 5:30pm PDT
, how did a man as fit as former president george w. bush end up in surgery? and trapped a terrifying day for superstar usher, his son caught under water by the powerful suction of the underwater swimming pool drain. >> my nephew was in the pool and he went and i couldn't get him. >> a warning for everyone in the summer season. >>> and a good evening to all of you. we begin with that worldwide terror alert. tonight america taking new action. the u.s. military evacuated americans out of the embassy in yemen and they are intensifying the hunt for the leaders of the terror plot. so does this mean the risk has increased tonight? abc's chief foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz tells us what is happening right now. >> reporter: today a u.s. navy reconnaissance plane circled yemen's capital, scouring the streets and alley ways below searching for terrorist operatives behind a plan u.s. intelligence believes involves a strike on the u.s. embassy or other western targets with explosive trucks. craig, a freelance journalist in the city described the eyes in the sky. >> it was buzzing f
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Aug 7, 2013 4:00am PDT
an entire airport. dramatic new video just in from the scene. >>> health scare. george w. bush gets an unexpected surgery. what doctors find wrong with the former president's heart. >>> and full house. 11 boys in 1 family. and now, another newborn. did the family finally get their girl? >>> good wednesday morning. we're getting new details from the commander in chief about the terror threats which led to the closings of u.s. embassies. >> president obama says while the threat is real, the americans should not change overseas travel plans. abc's tahman bradley is joining us from washington with more on what the president revealed overnight. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: diane and john, good morning. worries an attack is imminent. the u.s. military helped evacuate nonessential personnel from the embassy in yemen. and this morning, the military is scouring the streets, searching for al qaeda. the obama administration has reportedly ordered a series of drone strikes in yemen in an effort to disrupt a terrorist plot to attack the american embassy and other western targets. this come
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Aug 6, 2013 4:00pm PDT
school of arts n 2010 the school renamed sf school of the arts. >> former president george w bush undergoing heart surgery. >> doctors discovered a blockage in an artery but the former president didn't show symptoms of heart disease. >> abc news has more now from washington, d.c.. >> george w. bush has been a role model of health for someone his age, so it was surprising to hear the 67-year-old had a stent implanted into one artery today. bush's spokesman says he show nod symptoms of heart disease but after a stress test, doctors ordered an angiogram. >> they haven't shared a lot of information. what she the said is that it was picked up on a routine physical examination. that is surprising because they should not involve a stress test. >> the stent is fairly common procedure. >> this is a stent. in the procedure a catheter is inserted into a person's leg. and it has a balloon on there. the balloon opens up that blockage, then, leaving behind this fire stent this, tube. >> since he left the white house bush gecht a low profile but a very active life style. he is an avid golfer, mo
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Aug 20, 2013 5:30pm PDT
fala. objecting, he said -- >> the libelous statements about my dog. >> reporter: george bush and the scottish terrier he loved. his dad's springer spaniel in her mind for foreign policy. >> my dog millie knows more about foreign affairs than these two bozos. >> reporter: of course we'll hear about harry truman having said, "if you want a friend in washington get a dog." in general, white house canines have known their place but some have gone to the wild side like bush's barner getting annoyed at a reporter once. >> pete once tore a pant leg off the french ambassador that got him banned from the white house. also disruptive, lbj signing a meat inspection bill and up hops yuki. comeuppance perhaps for a president who hoisted his beagles like this. so why do we care sunny? well, you're the dog of a president now. and dogs make presidents more human. >> a note before we go. there is a rare blue moon tonight. you won't see one again until 2015. send us your pictures. thanks for watching. we'll see you right here tomorrow night. >>> next at 6:00 thousands of lightning strikes and
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Aug 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT
president calls. >> george bush is on the phone. >> hello? >> mr. president? >> reporter: that's h.w. bush. he had seen the speech, too. >> i really was proud of you. my golly, i know it was tough. i just wanted to tell you that. >> reporter: this time nixon sounds anxious to wrap up. >> this is going to come through good and a lot of people are rooting for you. >> all right, boy. good of you to call. >> reporter: the tapes themselves would spell the end of nixon in office, despite what ron old reagan said when they wrapped up that night. >> this, too, shall pass. >> reporter: it did not. jon donvan, abc news, washington. >>> still ahead right here on "world news," new ways to protect your family home from thieves and the time of day burglars are most likely to strike. >>> and a young boy, a big wish and the superstar who made it happen, america strong tonight. wish and the superstar who made it happen, america strong tonight. [ whispering ] shhh. it's only a dream. and we have home insurance. but if we made a claim, our rate would go up... [ whispering ] shhh. you did it right. you have a
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Aug 6, 2013 11:00am PDT
george w. bush is resting in texas hospital after having unplanned surgery to open a blocked artery to his heart. abc7 news reporter joins us to discuss it. >> former president bush had the surgery this morning two re-open the artery using that is called a stent, a wire tube inserted in the blockage and inflated by a balloon to re-open the passage. the block average was discovered during a test during a routine physical yesterday. "good morning america" has their medical editor explain it. >> it allows blood to glow influence the area that was obstructed. sometimes those will close off again. during the period that tube is open, it allows blood and oxygen to get to the heart muscle. >> the president did not show symptoms and will be out of the hospital tomorrow and back do his normal schedule on thursday. ironically he was one of the most physically active presidents, avid runner and bicyclist and hosts an annual 100 kilometer bicycle ride for wounded troops. former presidents get good health care but for the average person with no history of heart disease the doctor says a stress t
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Aug 7, 2013 4:30am PDT
in production. >> former president george w. bush expects to leave hospital after a stent was inserted to clear a clogged artery. territories revealed the blockage during his annual checkup. the 43rd president plans do resume the normal schedule tomorrow. >> small victory reversing decades of increases in the number of obese american children. the centers for disease control found from 2008 to 2011, obesity among low on-- low-income preschoolers dropped. in california it dropped by half a percent from 17.3 percent to 16.8 percent. the centers for disease control credits the drop to better education of fitness and nutrition. >> hot chocolate could be more than just a sweet way to. what up a cool evening, it could help some us stay sharp. researchers had a group of 70-year-olds drink two cups a day for 30 days and by the end of the period a third of the study did better on memory tests. scientists say chocolate is rich in antioxidants and caffeine and it can improve blood flow to the brain and limit mental decline. >> we following breaking news in oakland where gunfire leaves two people dead incl
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Aug 7, 2013 11:00am PDT
on land. the contractor is doing it for free. >> former president george w. bush is out of the hospital after a heart procedure. doctors released the 67-year-old this morning after inserting a stent to clear a clogged artery yesterday discovered during a routine physical. hospital officials say the 43rd president is doing great at home and the younger bush plans to resume his normal schedule tomorrow. >> new this morning, president obama canceled a planned meeting with russian president putin in now next month. tensions have escalated between the two countries over russia's decision to grant temporary asylum to edward snowden the man who leaked classified n.s.a. documents. the white house says that president obama still plans to attend the group of 20 economic countries, world economic leaders but does not have plans it meet with putin one-on-one. >> now, to an abc7 news exclusive, the only survivor of the arizona wildfire that killed 19 firefighters in june is speaking out for the first time. the 21-year-old was seven as a lookout for the hot shot team. at first he said the fire northw
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Aug 7, 2013 5:00pm PDT
in richmond. >> george w. bush is back hem tonight. the 67-year-old former president left the hospital this morning a day after doctors inserted a stent to clear a clogged artery in his heart. officials say he is doing just great at home and he is quiteoyw physically active. >> still to come how facebook news feed posts are becoming a popularity contest. >> hollywood break upturned into a custody battle over a baby conceived through artificial insemination. why the father took his plea to lawmaker autos life on the roof of the broadcast center summer micro climates about to make a return. >> sandhya, thank you. you've heard having the memory of an elephant? that could be replaced by the memory of a dolphin. one of the mammals scored big >>> take a look at this before and after video that. house where treated and released women were held captive and raped more than a decade. it has been torn down. it's destruction part of the kidnapper's plea deal. one women imprisoned there released balloons into the air to honor missing children who have never been n found. she and two others escaped
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Aug 22, 2013 1:40am PDT
. >> george bush is on the phone. >> hello? hello? >> mr. president? >> that's h.w. bush. he had seen the speech, too. >> i really was proud of you, and my golly, i know it was tough and i just wanted to till you that. >> reporter: this time nixon sounds anxious to wrap up. >> this is going to come through good. >> okay, boy. >> a lot of people are rooting for you. >> how good of you to call. >> reporter: the tapes would spell the end of nixon in office despite what ronald reagan said when they wrapped up. >> ron, it's damn nice of you to call. >> this, too, shall pass. >> reporter: it did not. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> amazing, hearing the tapes knowing what is eventually going to happen. he is in the middle of it. april 30th, 1973, and he resigned on august 8th, 1974. still over a year to go. year and a half to go from that moment. >> i'm sure after all of that. he thought maybe i am in the clear. >> yes. exhale. no. >> not at all. also, hearing tiny snippets of this. this apparently posted by national archives and record administration, 340 hours long. >> i still to thi
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Aug 15, 2013 4:00pm PDT
george w. bush installed a small solar electric system on the >> sandhya patel is in and feeling summer like again. >> finally. about time. yes, temperatures up into 90s into our warmest spots, even the coast enjoying the sun. 68 the high so far half moon bay. pacifica. 65 degrees gorgeous weather today. tomorrow, it's going down hill. by a little bit. right now, we'll talk about changing weather. as notice td here just a little bit of fog near the coastline but otherwise it's a nice-looking day. here is a look at our lake tahoe camera. clouds but sunny skies if you're heading to lake tahoe tomorrow in low 80s with haze and smoke for morning hours. mild and muggy. coastal fog tonight. cooler tomorrow afternoon. and we're looking at summer spread for the weekend so a wide range of highs to please everyone. water temperatures this system here, this cool pock writ going to affect our weather heading into tomorrow. but ahead of this we're seeing a lit extra humidity coming in from the southwest. you probably didn't notice seeing it's sticky outside. that is going to hang around heading into
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Aug 21, 2013 4:00pm PDT
gate crisis develop add suring nixon of his support and says the speech was on target.odr george hw bush who had been appointed chairman of the republican national committee called to say he watched the speech with quote, great pride. >> interesting to hear those recordings these years later. let's talk about the weather forecast. cory just outside. it seems very nice out. >> yes. >> spence jer back. nice to have you there. >> thank you. nice day to do weather outside. talking about ipad out sichld let's take a look at how nice things are here in the bay area now. clouds off shore, but sunny skies for coast to inland and nice mild day. stormy day in the sierra. thunderstorms up and down the sierra. reaching into northern most part of the state but away from bay area so things are calm here now. you can see on this live view from our camera here looking across embarcadero, and our forecast features just a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms in the north bay. an upper level low just off shore, circulation pulling up moisture from the south feeding into those thunderstorms in the s
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Aug 6, 2013 6:00pm PDT
on former president george w. bush. he is due home, tomorrow, after a surprise heart procedure. >> also a former energy secretary steven chu on global warming. >> and remembering a bay area excel ptor wh >>> former president bush expected to least hospital tomorrow. he is recovering after doctors inserted a stent to open a blocked artery. the problem discovered during a routine physical yesterday. >> that is designed to allow blood to flow through that area that was obstructed some times over time those will close off again. but during the period that that tube is open, blood is allowed to get to the heart muscle he is expected to resume activities on thursday. he was active as president and kept up his regime. >> president obama says taxpayers can no longer be on the hook for bad decision business mortgage lenders. telling supporters it's time to overhaul the system to help more americans afford homes with less risk to the government. he's proposing to shutter government backed fannie mae and freddie mac giving private capitol a bigger role. >> we've got a turn a page on this mentality
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Aug 7, 2013 5:30pm PDT
is not over. diane? >> thank you. now we want to bring everyone up to date on the health of former george w. bush who was released from the hospital in dallas today one day after receiving a stent to clear a blocked artery. thele famously fit president who likes epic bike trips was told to take it easy for a day, but he can resume a normal schedule tomorrow. >>> now tonight an abc news exclusive, the lone survivor of a tragedy we all followed together is speaking out for the first time. those 19 young firefighters, the elite hot shot team were killed in june, trapped by the fast moving inferno in arizona. abc's chief investigative reporter brian ross sat down with the only member of that team to get out alive. >> reporter: as the wildfires spread across a rocky hillside in yarnell, arizona, there is was no immediate sense of impending danger according to the first public account by the lone survivor, 21-year-old brendan mcdonald. >> everything seemed normal, not threatening, just a typical day going direct on a fire. >> reporter: all 20 members of a team called the granite mountain hot shot
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Aug 8, 2013 4:00am PDT
that comes through their office. john and diana? >> brandi, thank you. >>> former president george w. bush is expected to resume his normal schedule today following heart surgery. a spokesman said the president is doing great after going home from the hospital yesterday. doctors placed a stent on his heart and opened up a blocked artery. >>> researchers have linked high blood sugar levels to a greater risk of alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. even the a person does not have diabetes, the study found that too much sugar in the blood can anniversary affect their mind. researchers say keeping glucose at a healthy level may delay or prevent dementia. >>> researchers may have identified a new brain food. for most of us, it won't take much convincing to indulge. a new harvard study showing chocolate keeps the brain healthy and sharp in old age. when older adults were given two cups of hot cocoa for a month, their blood flow was better and memory improved by nearly 30%. >> i need a cup of hot cocoa. >> yeah. sounds like a diet. >>> cheerleading is apparently a more dangerous sport than it
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Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
with the other developing stories this morning. >>> we begin with breaking news. former president george w. bush has undergone heart surgery in texas. they found a blockage inside an artery in his heart so this morning the former president had a stent inserted to open it up. doctors say everything went well and mr. bush is expected to go home tomorrow. >>> an investigation is under way into how a killer snake was able to escape from a pet store and make its way into an apartment strangling two young boys while they were sleeping. the tragedy has one small town demanding answers. the boys were sleeping over at a family friend's apartment here, above the reptile ocean pet store in new brunswick when the snake, a 15-foot rock python like this one broke loose of its cage. >> there was a hole in the ceiling and when i turned the lights on, i seen this horrific scene. >> reporter: the owner said the snake slither into the ventilation system up through the living room where 7-year-old noah barth and his 5-year-old brother connor were sleeping. the 100-pound snake, similar to this albino giant found in
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Aug 25, 2013 4:00am PDT
remember this president was very, very critical of the last president, george w. bush for taking action without u.n. approval in iraq. would he work unilaterally without u.n. approval? >> that's a big question and hotly debated in the white house is what to do in terms of the united states. russia has a veto at the u.n. russia has blocked any measures to punish syria up to this time. there is consideration of trying to go back to the u.n., trying to convince the russians that syria crossed a line here, but that is highly unlikely that russia would go along. in the event they don't, i am told by senior officials that the u.s. would not go alone. this would have to be a coalition effort, if not with the u.n., with other al eyes, nato and others. >> president obama's aids with a former complicate, this is a problem from hell. he will be more on "this week." >> all right, dan, turn now to the devastating diagnoses that silenced linda ronstadt. she's had a decade-long battle with parkinson's disease ♪ i've looked all my life >> he's been singing all her life, but now she's silenced. ♪ wh
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Aug 7, 2013 5:00am PDT
up or in production. >> george w. bush had success. heart procedure. doctors inserted a stent to clear a clog artery yesterday. tests revealed the blockage during his checkup this week. the 43rd president will resume the normal schedule tomorrow. >> hot chocolate could be more than just a sweet way to remain what up a cool evening. it may help keep some of us mentally sharp. in a new study researchers had a group of 70-year-olds think two cups of hot chocolate a day for 30 days. by the end of the period a third of study participants did better on memory tests and bet britain function. chocolate is rich in antioxidants and calf tone that can improve blood flow to the brain and limit mental decline. >> a.c. transit commuters can relax. buses are running. negotiations went down to the wire. a compromise kept employee on the job. >> we are continuing to follow breaking news from oakland with to people shot and killed overnight including a one-year-old baby boy. >> later, how a man used an underground vault to take out his anger at >> abc7 news reporter has breaking news. >> good m
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Aug 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
, george w. bush for taking action without u.n. approval in iraq. is there any talk that this time president obama would act unilaterally, without u.n. approval? >> that's a big question and something that is hotly debated right now in the white house. what to do in terms of the united nations. russia has a veto at the u.n. russia has blocked any measures to punish syria up to this time. there is consideration of trying to go back to the u.n., trying to convince the russians that syria has finally crossed a line here. but that is highly unlikely that russia would go along. in the event they don't, i am told by senior officials that the u.s. would not go alone. this would have to be a coalition effort, if not with the u.n., with other allies involved. in committing resources. most likely nato and our european allies. >> president obama's aides with a phrase, this is a problem from hell. there will be more on "this week." >>> all right, dan, we turn now to the devastating diagnosis that has silenced linda ronstadt. she's revealing new details this morning about her near decade-long b
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Aug 21, 2013 1:40am PDT
dog falla. objecting to -- >> libelous statements about my dog. >> george bush and barney the scottish terrier he loved. his dad's springer spaniel, millie, and her mind for foreign policy. >> my dog millie knows more about foreign affairs than these two bozos. >> reporter: we will hear about harry truman having said "if you want a friend in washington get a dog." in general, white house canines have known their friendly and tame place. some have nudged at times to the wild side. >> hi, barney. >> reporter: bush's barney getting a noild at a reporter once. and the bull terrier once tore a pants leg off of a pant leg of a french ambassador. that got him banned from the white house. also, l.b.j. signing a meat inspection bill and up hops yukie. comeuppance for a president who hoisted his beagles like this. why do we care, sunny? well, you are the dog of a president now. and dogs make presidents more human. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> and they're just so cute. >> so cute. >> little bit of flack for not getting a shelter rescue dog. in this case there is allergies in the family.
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Aug 13, 2013 7:00am PDT
black person in the room. i'm next to barbara. there's george, 39 bush. president bush says, is that oprah? is that oprah, honey? and mrs. bush says, lee, is that oprah? is that oprah? yes, mrs. bush, it's oprah. it's oprah, honey. >> this is your baby. i feel it's going to speak to them. it's going to resonate with them. lee daniels. >> and "the cutler opens up across the country on friday. >>> we'll be right back. [ cheers and applause ] >>> this, the viral video launched the solo career of bonnie mckee. she's written hits katy perry's" teenage dream." and she is set to be a star. and she's going to sing it here on "good morning america." katy perry, terra cruz. what's it like as a song to -- when i'm writing for someone else, it's like playing a role a little bit. i get to step into their shoes for a minute. >> now, you're stepping into your own shoes. change to solo artist. what's it been like for you? >> amazing. i waited a long time for it. i started out being an artist. now, i'm back as an artist. i'm happy to be back up on stage to play for all you guys. >> first tim
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Aug 7, 2013 7:00am PDT
're going to turn, now, to a health scare for former president george w. bush. a blocked artery discovered during a routine physical. he had a stent inserted to open the artery, becoming one of one million americans who get stents. here to explain it all, abc news chief health and medical editor, dr. richard besser. good morning to you. this condition, what is it and how was it discovered? >> he was having a routine physical exam and they found it in one of the arteries that supplies blood to his heart because they did a stress test and then a c.t. scan of his heart. when they found that, they took him yesterday morning to have a stent placed. look at this video. what they found was a blockage there in the heart. they inserted a catheter through his leg to that yellow area. the balloon opened it up. and they left behind a little metal stent. let me show you what it looks like. this is the metal stent. it looks like the spring in a pen. that's right. that's what's keeping his artery open. >> you mentioned a stress test. i think a lot of people at home are saying, i have a physical. i don't
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